Theresa May is unconcerned that the 27 other EU leaders are excluding her from a dinner after a European council meeting, Downing Street has said.
Although he spent nearly 30 years in the House of Commons and served as a cabinet minister for nine of those years, in two Conservative administrations, James Prior, who has died aged 89, failed to fulfil his true potential.
Philip Hammond has told MPs that it will be necessary to have a post-Brexit “transitional deal” because it will not be possible to complete divorce negotiations within the timetable set out by article 50.
UK businesses will have to deal with 60m more pieces of paperwork each year if Britain leaves the customs union as it departs the EU, according to research from a group campaigning to keep trade links with the bloc after Brexit.
The government should end uncertainty for EU nationals living in Britain by promising that those based in the UK when article 50 is triggered can stay, according to a report compiled by both sides of the Brexit debate as well as employers and unions.
Labour’s poll rating will improve by this time next year, Diane Abbott has said, claiming after two disastrous byelections that infighting in the party had been largely to blame for its electoral woes.
Senior Tory MPs have rallied behind Boris Johnson, saying that he and Theresa May were an ideal double act who should use their “chalk and cheese” personalities to deliver a successful Brexit and redefine the UK’s position on the world stage.
The Fast Show, which ran on BBC television from 1994 to 1997 – the last few years of Ken Clarke’s chancellorship – has been voted the second-best television sketch show ever, after Monty Python.
The government has spent at least £600,000 of taxpayers’ money trying to prevent a civil case being brought against it by a husband and wife who allege that British intelligence was complicit in their detention, rendition and torture.
The Thatch is back. For her first prime minister’s questions Theresa May could have been anyone. She could have been Sensitive Theresa, Caring Theresa, Funny Theresa.
The Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith has called for an extension of the contest after a high court judge ruled the party’s government body had illegally barred 130,000 people who recently became party members from voting in the leadership election.
David Cameron will challenge Vladimir Putin next week to support a fresh UN security council resolution condemning the Assad regime in Syria and paving the way for non-military intervention.
Scotland has voted to remain in the United Kingdom, but the country is split down the middle.
The white paper setting out the government’s plans for schools in England has caused a stir – and not just from the usual suspects.
The bodies of two women have been found beneath a message calling for the release of jailed members of the punk band Pussy Riot, Russian investigators have said.
In the Labour leadership election non Labour members can pay £3 as supporters to vote for the party's leader. In reality it's a bad idea.
Nick Clegg, one of the most senior pro-European MPs in the Commons, has said there will be uproar if parliament is not allowed to vote on how Brexit talks are approached and the terms of any deal to leave the EU.
Theresa May has distanced the UK from Washington over John Kerry’s condemnation of Israel, in comments that appear to be designed to build bridges with the incoming Trump administration.
Government sources have played down reports that Theresa May could promote David Cameron as a future Nato secretary general, saying no decision has yet been made about whether to push for a British candidate.
After a year of political upheaval in the UK and across the pond, will things calm down in 2017?